The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > Hogan's Alley > Handguns: The Semi-automatic Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old November 23, 2016, 10:57 AM   #26
railroader
Senior Member
 
Join Date: February 8, 2000
Location: Tucson Arizona
Posts: 1,634
Quote:
What a piece of junk. Just another reason for me to stick with my Makarov PM.
In the past I have owned 3 makarovs that were nice guns. You can't compare maks to lcps. First off a lcp is pocket gun which the mak isn't. If I was going to carry a gun that large I would carry my kahr cm9 or my xds45. Second it sounds like the OP got a lcp which just needs to be straightened out by ruger. You can't condemn a whole line of guns because of one example. Ruger has sold over one and a half million lcps so they must be doing something right.
railroader is offline  
Old November 23, 2016, 11:32 AM   #27
James K
Staff
 
Join Date: March 17, 1999
Posts: 24,222
The OP asked about specific problems with a specific make and model of gun. He didn't ask about alternatives or recommendations, so someone pushing his personal preference for a different gun is not helping.

Jim
__________________
Jim K
James K is offline  
Old November 23, 2016, 07:37 PM   #28
Big4Freedom
Senior Member
 
Join Date: March 20, 2013
Location: Missouri
Posts: 132
Deepc-
I fired my lcp II today for the first time. I actually also fired my custom every third magazine to compare. Think I went through roughly 80 rounds with mixed feelings.

My II shot wonderfully. I was hitting everything right out of the box. My worst shot wasn't bad. Outstanding trigger and accuracy. It did what I told it to do. That is so different from my custom. That one runs flawlessly but I can't hit much with it cause of the longer trigger pull. With that said, I had a couple feed issues and a couple magazine issues. I have large hands so not sure if I gripped too tightly or inadvertently pushed the release with part of my hand. I also had a few times when slide didn't remain open after last round. To me, I think it's a magazine issue. It isn't a super-tight click in of mag. I had that issue with my first custom and sent back to be replaced, successfully. Might consider with this one if it continues.

Mine seemed to run best when I left pinky completely off and shot one-handed. It was still very accurate that way but felt little weird. So, not sure how I feel just yet. Trigger and sites are great. Well balanced. Just not much grip and mag is released very easily. I have a hogue rubber grip on my custom and I'm gonna try that. Maybe making the tiny grip larger will help.

I just wanted to throw my limited experience in there for ya. I don't limp wrist at all, for reference. It was very easy to control accurately, even with one hand. Accuracy is crazy different over my custom. I found myself not distracted at all by the hammer coming back like I was with custom. Never thought I noticed it while shooting until today. The II is nearly invisible.
Big4Freedom is offline  
Reply

Tags
jams , lcp ii , ruger

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:47 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2017 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.05536 seconds with 8 queries